|WHAT: The Healing the Children® New Jersey (HTCNJ) Gala supports the organization in its mission to provide access to quality medical care and related services to children in need around the world. Since its inception, HTCNJ has provided care to more than 37,000 children, helping nearly 1,000 children each year.
WHEN AND WHERE: Saturday, May 12, 2018, 6 p.m., Canoe Brook Country Club, 1108 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills, NJ
LEARN MORE: For tickets, sponsorship opportunities, or more information, visit www.htcnj.org
- Joe Charleman, Sue Tiger Memorial Award – By the end of 2018, Joe Charleman (pictured above) will have served as a Trip Administrator on 10 medical missions with HTCNJ. As Chair of the Surgical Technology program in the Berkeley College School of Health Studies, he has shared his passion for doing good with students and alumni, who also have participated in medical missions. Mr. Charleman is a resident of Vernon, NJ. The Sue Tiger Memorial Award is named for the late Sue Tiger, who established and directed the Medical Teams Abroad Program.
- Berkeley College, Partnership in Caring Award – Berkeley College has collaborated with HTCNJ since 2013. In addition to sponsoring medical missions abroad, faculty, alumni and students in the Berkeley College School of Health Studies have provided pro-bono care, extending learning beyond the classroom. Students also volunteer their time to count, package and sterilize medical equipment for upcoming medical missions. The Partnership in Caring Award recognizes a commitment to the humanitarian cause and vision of HTCNJ.
- Notchview Pediatrics, Sergio Award – For 20 years, Notchview Pediatrics has provided comprehensive primary care free of charge to dozens of children in the HTCNJ International Inbound Program. The Sergio Award is presented to a long-term volunteer that has an altruistic spirit and compassion. The award is named for Sergio, a Guatemalan infant who was hosted by a local family while receiving medical care, until his passing in 1982.
- Jim Moffat, Jhansi Chowdary Nurse of the Year Award – Jim Moffat, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist with the Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA, has participated in nine medical missions since 2008. The Jhansi Chowdary Nurse of the Year Award recognizes an individual who has consistently donated his or her time and talents on pediatric medical missions, providing comfort and support to small patients and their families.
Kelly Depsee, Director, Communications and External Relations, Berkeley College
[email protected] or 973-278-5400, ext. 5112
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